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deployed an object that appeared to achieve orbit. the u.s., japan, south korea and the united nations all denounce the launch with washington, calling it a highly provocative act that threatens regional security. this hour the u.n. security council is meeting behind closed doors on today's rocket launch. that isn't likely to matter to north korea's new, young leader. kim jong un, who appears to be following in his father's foot accepts even dodged calls on this launch. chris lawrence is following this at the pentagon. chris, if you can tell us a little bit about the launch. it might seem surprising, but was it really surprising given the history we have with these leaders? >> reporter: it was only a surprise, ashley, that it happened last night. they knew this was going to take place, but when north korea asked to extend the launch window to the end of the year, most thought it would come next week at the earliest. i just spoke with a u.s. official who confirms that the object that north korea launched is still in orbit right now, and they're doing their final calculations to determine wh
on with us. >> my pleasure. >>> well, in japan frantic rescue attempts after a tunnel collapsed on several cars. we have the latest details. and tonight it's "cnn heroes." we'll meet a past winner and hear why he became a national celebrity in his home country after winning the award. many of my patients clean their dentures with toothpaste. i tell them dentures are very different to real teeth. they're about 10 times softer and may have surface pores where bacteria can grow and multiply. polident is specifically designed to clean dentures daily. its unique micro-clean formula kills 99.9% of odor causing bacteria and helps dissolve stains, cleaning in a better way than brushing with toothpaste. that's why i recommend using polident. [ male announcer ] polident. cleaner, fresher, brighter every day. sven's home security gets the most rewards of any small business credit card! how does this thing work? oh, i like it! [ garth ] sven's small business earns 2% cash back on every purchase, every day! woo-hoo!!! so that's ten security gators, right? put them on my spark card! why settle for less?
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of uninhabited lands between japan and china. japan sent eight fighter jets after a chinese plane was seen near the islands. it was gone by the time they got there. china continues to claim the islands. the islands have been in japanese control for years. japan bought the privately owned islands in september. >>> some are calling it a break-through, north korea making its first successful long range rocket launch but less than 24 hours after liftoff a u.s. official tells cnn the country may not be in full control of the satellite. joining me is cnn contributor and retired u.s. army general spider marks. good morning. >> good morning. >> what does this mean? is this a setback for north korea? >> it's not a setback at all for north korea. north korea successfully launched something into an extra atmospheric orbit, albeit it's not control. they were able to build a three-stage missile and get an object into space. >> here is how leon pa net ta spoke about it. he spoke to erin burnett in afghanistan. >> this is a clear provocation. we've warned them not to do it. we've been very concerned about the
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educate so he sophisticated japan, virtually nobody owns guns. if you want to get a gun, listen what you have to go through. you have to take a shooting and win test. a psychological test, you have to take a drug test. there are virtually no guns in japan. there's nothing of the kind that we tend to see here in the united states. our correspondent who was in japan for cnn for years and years now living in the united states covering newtown, listen to what she had to say about the comparison between those two places. >> i moved back to the u.s. this summer for the last five years, i was living in japan as cnn's tokyo correspondent. in that entire time, i never covered a shooting. there aren't any. this is my third mass shooting i've covered in just six months. i don't have the answer but i can compare japan and the u.s. in japan, there are almost no guns. the average person just can't get one. and i have to tell you, it's the safest place i've ever lived. >> and yet, we can talk about a place that you covered as a journalist, the an toyate killings in norway, 2011, summer camp. 77 people
, a tunnel collapse west of tokyo raising safety questions right across japan. we're going take a look at the cave-in that left cars mangled and drivers dead. everything has to be just right. perfection is inthe details. ♪ get to holiday fun faster with pillsbury cookie dough. [ gordon ] for some this line is a convenience. how you doing today? i'm good thanks. how are you? i'm good. [ gordon ] but for others, it's all they can afford. every day nearly nine million older americans don't have enough to eat. anything else? no, not today. join me, aarp, and aarp foundation in the drive to end hunger by visiting drivetoendhunger.org. starts with arthritis pain and a choice. take tylenol or take aleve, the #1 recommended pain reliever by orthopedic doctors. just two aleve can keep pain away all day. back to the news. hurry in and try five succulent entrees, like our tender snow crab paired with savory garlic shrimp. just $12.99. come into red lobster and sea food differently. and introducing 7 lunch choices for just $7.99. [ male announcer ] it's that time of year again. medicare open enr
. the center fielder played with the new york yankees last year and recently signed with a team in japan. >>> the city of los angeles is holding its annual gun buyback today, several months ahead of schedule. the buyback program allows anyone to bring in guns and rifles in exchange for gift cards. the event is usually held in may but was changed to today in response to the connecticut school shootings nearly two weeks ago. we'll talk about that buyback program with the los angeles antonio villaraigosa in about 45 minutes. >>> do you have the right to know if your neighbor owns a gun? a new york newspaper says yes. it posted the gun permits in new york counties. each red dot represents a person who has a gun permit. police -- people whose names were posted on this site they're not very happy. we did reach out for a statement from the newspaper, it sent us one "the massacre in newtown, connecticut, remains at top-of-mind for many of our readers. our readers are understandably and keenly interested to know about who owns guns in their neighborhoods." joining me to talk about this is job tha
slightly. japan's nikkei index was trended in the positive territory. and it is 9:12. weather, we're traveling today, checking out for today's new year's celebration. going to have to bundle up in much of the country. cnn's meteorologist karen mcbegmcgia maginnis is live. >> you may have heard about the peach drop in atlanta, the coverage drop in key west, and the musical note drop in nashville and the space needle in seattle, but the quintessential new year's eve celebration takes place in times square, new york city, going to be a little breezy. so bundle up. temperatures in the 30s. you get down to some of the areas where the tall buildings are, you get kind of the funneling of the wind, and the result, it's going to feel a little colder than 36 degrees. take awe cross the country. here comes the rainfall for the southeast. in atlanta, it will hold off until after midnight. indianapolis, we'll see 31 degrees at midnight. but the coldest areas that we can find across the lower 48 states will be in the dakotas and the midwest with singlie digits, but that is very deceiving becaus
, is tracking him this holiday season. we just got video in -- yes, video in of santa. he is now in japan and also in korea because santa can do anything. it's magic. he's delivering it in those countries. then he'll make his way closer to the united states around midnight or so and eat the cookies left by kids around the country and deliver presents to all the good children in america. we'll continue to track santa. we'll be right back. welcome to chevy's year-end event. so, the 5.3-liter v8 silverado can tow up to 9,600 pounds? 315 horsepower. what's that in reindeer-power? [ laughs ] [ pencil scratches ] [ male announcer ] chevy's giving more. get the best offer of the year -- 0% apr financing for 60 months plus $1,000 holiday bonus cash. plus trade up for an additional $1,000 trade-in allowance. hurry. bonus cash ends january 2nd. >>> jamie foxx stars in the new quentin tarantino movie ""djang unchained," a violent movie. but after the sandy hook shooting, he said this. >> it tears you up. we have to do something. i think now i feel that everyone is really pulling together, and we hav
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in thailand or dolphins in japan. and you can't do everything. so in thinking what do i really want to do? >> reporter: to answer that question, you could say eva longoria looked in the mirror. >> i knew i wanted it to be with women and in the latina community. >> reporter: known for playing the vixen on "desperate housewives" longoria had humble beginnings born to mexican-american parents. >> i wasn't the first to go to college. >> it wasn't a walk in the park. you had to work. >> i was flipping burgers, i was an assistant to a dentist, worked in a car shop, i was definitely a work study. >> reporter: 17% of latinas drop out of high school. fewer than half of adult latinas hold college degrees. so in 2010 she started a foundation focusing on helping latinas get a college education. >> i just have to smooz with them. >> reporter: on the day we meet up with her at this high school in los angeles, she's the keynote speaker at a graduation for parents. >> everyone here is taking a stand for their child. >> reporter: her foundation is helping to fund piqe. >> it's a program parents can take i
and shakes buildings in japan in the same area as nearly two years ago. >>> fiscal cliff for air travelers, ground your trip or compromise air safety. >>> be careful what you write on review websites. one woman is being sued for almost $1 million for posting a nasty review online. find out which side the judge is taking. taking. "newsroom" begins right now. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm don lemon in for carol costello this morning. the labor department this morning says 146,000 jobs were added in november and unemployment fell to 7.7%. so, let's put this all in perspective for you just one month earlier. in october, 138,000 jobs were added. so we're going to begin our coverage now with cnn correspondent and first up is christine romans. good morning, christine. >> good morning, don. we give the headline 146,000 jobs created, more than we expected, more than economists had expected, twice what a cnn money survey of economists had expected. unemployment rate fell to 7.7%. i'm going to tell you, it caught me by surprise. most people thought
-party countries, the united states, south korea, japan, russia, china. china is a big player here, because they have the most influence. they have to figure out how to deal with this new leader. i mean, they've got nuclear weapons. they've got missile technology, but they're also very poor. they're also possibly their sending a trial balloon saying, we want to bargain. i don't know, because very few people have met this new leader and which direction he wants to go is still uncertain. >> so in a lot of all that, i mean, what do you recommend if you were actually advising president obama at this time to do? people don't know who he is. he, obviously, is trying to do the muscle flex here. the six-party talks have been a failure. they basically ended back in 2009. what would you recommend? >> well, i'm not privy to their deliberations. what i would recommend is, first, you do have to fulfill obligations under the security council. there was a violation of missile launching. but i think a more creative way to deal with him needs to happen, and it has to solve south korea, japan, china and us p
unlikely. do we have 15 times more violent tv or video games? no. japan has lots of violent video games, and they actually have astonishingly low gun violence. the big difference is that we have these incredibly loose gun laws that make access to the kind of weapons you just showed, suzanne, very easy. the idea that people -- that anyone other than law enforcement official should have that kind of weaponry, semi-automatic weaponry, assault rifles, is regarded by most of the world as crazy. in australia, the conservative government -- by the way, this is usually a conservative issue -- cracked down on easy access to guns and saw a 59% drop in gun homicide over the -- >> fareed, why do you suppose this is a political and a partisan issue in this country as opposed to other countries that don't seem to have that division over this issue? >> some of it does come from a tradition of gun ownership from a suspicion. the original reason for the second amendment was concerns that the british government were trying to stop americans from having arms. some of it is certainly that. but, look, place
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and deadly scene in japan. just look at it. at least two cars are still trapped inside a highway tunnel after a massive section of the concrete structure collapsed. police say at least nine people died and they found several burned bodies inside the rubble. it is not clear yet what caused the tunnel to cave in about 50 miles west of tokyo or exactly how many cars were inside at the time. >>> chinese authorities have demolished a house sitting in the middle of a new highway. the home was for chinese homeowners resisting what they call unfair compensation. well, the duck farmers who lived there, a husband and wife, refused to sell for months while local authorities built the new highway around them. well, the house was torn down yesterday. they were the lone holdouts. hundreds of other homeowners sold a long time ago. >>> talk about a traffic jam, thousands of cars and trucks are stuck on a major highway in russia after a snowstorm caused a huge traffic backup just two days ago. a 34-mile stretch between moscow and st. petersburg is completely janled with just one lane in each direction clear o
and deadly scene in japan. just look at this. at least two cars are still trapped inside a highway tunnel after a massive section of the concrete structure collapsed. police say they have already found several burned bodies inside the rubble about 50 miles west of tokyo. it is not clear what caused the tunnel to cave in or how many cars were inside at the time. >>> a thousand cars and trucks are stuck on a highway in russia after a major snowstorm caused a backup two days ago. a 30-mile stretch of roadway between moscow and st. petersburg is completely jammed with one lane open in each side. it is so bad that field kitchens have been set up. drivers are also running out of gas to keep their engines running in the subzero temperatures. >>> the double tragedy that stunned an nfl franchise and everyone in its host city. the kansas city chiefs won just their second game of the entire season today after the shock of a teammate's apparent murder-suicide yesterday. and cnn is near arrowhead stadium where the chiefs leadership decided the game must go on. how did the team acknowledge this horribl
over. in japan you find mirror image child like wonder when the magic moment arrives. suddenly it is your turn to get the gift. you open the present. as you can see that is when the real fun begins. just a simple joy of getting a new toy. look at her face. now to cathedral square in moscow, this is a giant christmas tree in the kremlin. it's the biggest in russia. designers decorated it using a patriotic theme mixing the colors of the russian flag, red, white, and blue. and finally, syria. in a country now engaged in civil war these peaceful christmas scenes stand in stark contrast. true spirit of christmas, peace, joy, somehow in the middle of the chaos syrians taking a few precious moments to remember. well, we all know the song even if we don't know all the words. 12 days of christmas except of course 5 golden rings we know. this christmas those rings, everything else on the list there, a lot more expensive making the 12 days of christmas a very expensive tradition especially in these struggling times. richard qwest from london is adding up the tab. >> reporter: so you've de
of the conservative liberal democratic party. he's japan's seventh prime minister in six years. [ male announcer ] break the grip of aches or arthritis pain with odor free aspercreme. powerful medicine relieves pain fast, with no odor. so all you notice is relief. aspercreme. >>> anytime you leave hawaii, it is too soon. but six days before the fiscal cliff, president obama cutting short his christmas vacation on the off chance he and congress might be able to cut some kind of deal. he left. but brianna keilar is still there in honolulu. when's the president leaving and why does he really expect to avoid the cliff? >> reporter: i will be leaving as well when the president leaves, don. he is expected. he will be leaving tonight. that's local time. so he'll be traveling overnight and arriving back in the d.c. area late thursday morning. as you know, the senate reconvenes tomorrow. so he'll be going back as that is happening. we heard from him last week as he was heading out to hawaii. he said, see you next week. we had a thought that this was probably going to happen. he is officially now going ba
, but it's not from germany. ♪ a powerful, fuel-efficient engine, but it's not from japan. it's a car like no other... from a place like nother. introducing the all-w 2013hevrolet malibu, our greatest malibu ever. ♪ >>> well, movie producers trying to get their film an oscar nod better kick their pr efforts into high gear. nomination ballot are tuchdu due january 3rd. grae drake is here to make some predictions and so everybody has been talking about "argo" but there could be some sort of surprises, come out of nowhere movies. what's going on? >> this is the time of year where hollywood is all abuzz, and you can sit in a restaurant and hear something whispering about the new movie that's going to get a nomination. i think first and foremost, most of these movies aren't out yet for people to see, but keep a close eye out. starting with "the impossible." this is a movie starring naomi watts and ewan mcgregor. a family, a true story. they went to thailand two days before the tsunami, and the movie is aptly titled because it's impossible not to lose your mind crying during it. the filmm
looking at what's topping the charts. these five guys are taking over the radio stations all across japan. we look at this boy band, what they're all about and watch. ♪ >> that was my name singing their smash hit "what's up?" >>> i'm suzanne malveaux. we learned the oregon mall where three people were killed is set to re-open tomorrow. we have new details. an ex-girlfriend says 22-year-old jacob roberts known as jake had been working as a cook for more than two years. she says he was an outgoing, happy guy, skateboarder in high school and he was a sandwich shop employee at the time of the shooting. here's his facebook page. it shows the work of a street artist with a spray painted slogan, follow your dreams with a big red canceled sign across it. he writes, quote, i may be young, but i've lived one crazy life so far. he lists shooting as one of his ten interests along with camping, rafting, sushi, and spending money. the ex-girlfriend also says roberts told her his mother died at childbirth and never met his father and left his aunt's home at age 13. we want to talk about what we know a
in a museum in japan. the museum agreed to return it to italy after hammering out a joint custody agreement. >>> well, when we come back, the pictures that caught our attention. don't miss that. [ male announcer ] red lobster's crabfest ends soon. hurry in and try five succulent entrees, like our tender snow crab paired with savory garlic shrimp. just $12.99. come into red lobster and sea food differently. and introducing 7 lunch choices for just $7.99. how they'll live tomorrow. for more than 116 years, ameriprise financial has worked for their clients' futures. helping millions of americans retire on their terms. when they want. where they want. doing what they want. ameriprise. the strength of a leader in retirement planning. the heart of 10,000 advisors working with you one-to-one. together for your future. ♪ have led to an increase intands toclinical depression.re. drug and alcohol abuse is up. and those dealing with grief don't have access to the professional help they need. when you see these issues, do you want to walk away or step up? with a degree in the field of counseling or p
taxes and that's been fueling recession and unrest. meanwhile, we now know that japan officially slipped into its own recession over the summer with the japanese economy contracting 3.5% between july and september. now, the previous quarter, the previous three months number was also revised lower and that makes for two consecutive quarters of negative growth and that's the classic definition of a recession. from asia, back to america, literally, a group of chinese investors agreed today to buy an 80% stake in aig's aircraft leasing business. back in 2008, the insurance giant was bailed out by the u.s. government to the tune of $180 billion. four years on, still paying back the money by selling off assets including the aircraft leasing unit that complemented aig's airplane insurance business. if u.s. regulators apro s appro deal, it will be one of the largest ever by chinese investors. china's state owned oil giant c-nook swooped in to acquire nexen for a cool $15 billion. note to the obama administration, it is not happening in a bubble. last year you'll recall the obama administration p
or dolphins in japan. you can't do everything. so i'm thinking what do i really want to do. where can i create the most impact? >> reporter: to answer that question you could say eva longoria looked in the mirror. known for playing the vixen on "desperate housewives", longoria had humble beginnings. the youngest of four daughters born in texas to mexican-american parents. . . >> i wasn't the first to go to college. it was expected. >> when you went to college, it wasn't a walk in the park. you had to work. >> i was flipping burgers, i was an assistant to a dentist, i worked in a car shop changing oil. i was definitely a work study. >> 17% of latinas drop out of high school. so in 2010 the actress started a foundation focusing on helping latinas get a college education. >> so i just have to smooz with them. >> reporter: on the day we meet up with her at this high school in los angeles, she's the keynote speaker at a graduation for parents. >> everyone here has taken a stand for their child. >> reporter: their program is called piqe. >> parents can take the course in order to help them navigate
studies that we could find around the world, including a substantial number from japan, and reviewed those studies and combined them using state-of-the-art statistical procedures and came to the conclusion that exposure to video games, violent video games can increase aggressive behavior. >> so professor, what exactly, how does it affect your brain? does it desensitize to you violence? what does watching or playing a video game do to your brain to make you more violent? >> well, there are a number of processes going on, so in the short term, that is right while one is playing the game and for a brief period afterwards, aggressive thoughts are more available. if a provocation occurs in that time period you're more to see it as a provocation and aggressive solutions come to mind. longer term we get changes in attitudes towards using aggressive solutions, changes in how one interprets say ambiguous situations, so you get bumped into say a child and n a lunchroom. those who play a lot of violent video games are more likely to interpret in a bump as intentional and more likely to respond by pus
been removed from vehicles inside a collapsed tunnel near tokyo, japan. huge chunks of concrete fell sunday, smashing the vehicles below. investigators say some anchor bolts on the fallen concrete slabs are missing. the tunnel remains closed. the government now ordering an inspection of the 49 other tunnels with similar ceiling structures. >>> residents of the small louisiana town of doyline will be out of their homes for at least one more day. 6 million pounds of gun powder were found improperly stored at a nearby army base. the gun powder was found in a follow-up inspection after an explosion in october. 820 residents are not allowed inside their homes sfwlnchts in sports two familiar rivals will meet again with the national championship on the line. notre dame will face off against alabama in college football's biggest game on january 7th. the two historic programs have met just six times. notre dame has won five of those games including in the 1973 sugar bowl which was for the national championship. >>> all right. we're just 29 days away from the fiscal cliff and the possible sta
japan are undergoing emergency inspection today. all after this tunnel just about 50 miles west of tokyo caved in yesterday, killing nine people. five of the bodies were recovered and one charred station wagon. drivers described what they saw and heard. >> translator: cars in front of us were crushed. it was terrifying. i don't think i could drive through the tunnel again. >> an official with the private company that operates this particular tunnel said outdated bolts or concrete slabs could be to blame. >>> the pakistani school girl who was shot in her head by the taliban is now expressing her gratitude to the people all around the world who have supported her here. in a message read by anderson cooper at the cnn heroes ceremony, just last night, malala thanks people for the outpouring of love and support. she's continuing to recover at a hospital in britain. >>> the push for conversation and not gun violence after the tragic deaths of the nfl player and his girlfriend in this murder/suicide. my next guest calls for sweeping changes in the definition of manhood has a message for husband
know, back the group in japan used it on a train, and the train doors opened, and most everyone there was dead. it takes a very small bit. it travels through the air. over an extensive swath, and it takes very little to kill people and very quickly. i'm talking a matter of minutes. this is not just a threat. it's a very grave threat to the syrian people themselves, but you can imagine if you were a neighbor, turkey, who has seen so many refugees, jordan, israel. if you are a neighbor of syria, you feel directly threatened by a potential release, even if it wasn't sort of purposefully directed at you. you could -- and you your citizens could fall victim to it. it's very powerful. it's very difficult to control once it's been released, and very, very deadly. >> all right. fran townsend, thank you very much. appreciate your perspective as always. >>> this just in to cnn. a spokesperson for the president of guatemala says the american software mogul, john mcafee, is going to be denied asylum. he is going to be denied asylum. he was seeking asylum. that is going to be now denied. joh
. >>> a powerful earthquake rocked the country today in japan. it was centered in the pacific ocean off the northeast coast, but the 7.3 magnitude quake shook buildings many tokyo. also set off a small tooum. so far there are no reports of major damage, but ten people suffered minor injuries. the philippines, the death toll from tie phone bopka now stands at -- nearly as many people are still missing. add to that a quarter million peop who have lost their homes to strong winds, flash floods, and mudslides. our liz nislas visited the village where the search for survivors continues. some of the video might be a bit disturbing. >> reporter: the aftermath of a super typhoon. raging winds barrelled through here leaving destruction and chaos. the grim tally of death continues to rise. survivors must identify bodies covered in mud after flash floods. many roads are impassable, hampering the search and any rescue. outside of the city the flooding has swamped this neighborhood. 45 families made their way through waist-high water to get to the highway and wait for help. the water was slowly risi
at this from another perspective they didn't fire it anywhere close to japan because the japanese have set up anti-ballistic missiles and they have told the north koreans, we will shoot them down. remember what the fundamentals are of this north korean missile program. first of all, they'll sell it to anybody that has the cash. but second of all, it is blackmail. give us money for food, give us money for technology, give us money, give us energy, give us oil, otherwise we may kill a whole lot of people. we're going to be out there with that threat and they will be appeased. strategy isn't working with the south koreans. isn't working with the japanese. other asians are now lining up. they're looking at all of this and saying, we can't allow this. this country to hold us, you know, at risk, constantly, to get what it wants. >> jim clancy, thank you, on north korea and this rocket launch here. >>> back to oregon. we feel your shock and we feel your grief today and now the shock of learning the gunman, who opened fire at this crowded mall, 10,000 people inside, was 22 years old. here he was, thi
. denmark tops the list. canada at 9. u.s. at 8. france at 7 and japan a measly 4. look at the top tax rates in these countries. americans pay 41.7% when you factor in federal, state and local taxes. dans are happy but pay more, 48%. why? in part because their taxes get them free health care and post secondary education. so, perhaps a more constructive conversation should center on how much we expect to benefit from government services, and how much we're willing to pay for those services. now, the negotiation between speaker boehner and president obama have given us a new term over which to obsess, chain cpi. it would change the way the federal government calculates inflation and those benefits that are tied to it. normally every year both wages and prices go up. the consumer price index or cpi measures how much prices go up by tracking a basket of goods that americans typically buy. this is used to calculate cost of living adjustments on social security. checks pay a little more each year as prices for what we need go up. one potential flaw in the system is that cpi assumes people don't ch
the ripples go across the pacific to asia and japan and china and to all those countries and across the atlantic to europe. i was talking a few moments ago to ali rand. he's the vice president for the urpian commission and he's the economics commissioner for the yourian union. the chief if you like of economics. he said we're concerned about the u.s. going over the cliff. it's time for a partial deal, and we support the efforts of u.s. policymakers. he said it would have a negative impact, and he said if there's no deal before the year's end. europeans tonight are -- not that it makes much difference. are calling very firmly on all the parties in washington to get a deal done. >> so, richard, i don't know if washington is listening to anybody outside of washington yet, but we'll see how the day goes. there's a lot of blame directed to the united states, but you know, you look at the euro zone, and it had its own issues. it took them quite a bit of time before they could actually get their own deal, their bailout deals done. is there a backlash, do you suppose? is there a bit of blam
in thailand or dolphins in japan and you can't do everything. and so in thinking what do i really want to do, where can i create the most impact? >> reporter: to answer that question, you could say eva longoria looked in the mirror. >> i always knew i wanted to be with women and within the latino community. >> reporter: best known for playing the vixen on "desperate housewives." >> how are you? >> the best you ever had. >> reporter: -- longoria had humble beginnings. the youngest of four daughters in texas to mexican-american parents. >> i wasn't the first to go to college. it was expected. >> reporter: let's be honest, you went to college, it wasn't a walk in the park. you had to work. >> i was flipping burgers. i was an assistant to a dentist. i worked in a car shop changing oil. i was an aerobics instructor. i was a work-study. >> reporter: 17% of latinas drop out of high school. fewer than half of adult latinas hold college degrees. in 2010, the actress started a foundation, focusing on helping latinas get a college education. >> i just have to schmooze with them. >> reporter: on the day
hurricane sandy here in new york. we had the fukushima daiichi meltdown in japan last year. so, i mean, people read the handwriting on the wall so they're doing what they can to try to prepare for these disasters that seem to be e v-- prepping is kind of like a natural byproduct of, you know, what people think they need to do. i mean, the government preps, the government has wartime relocation centers or continuity of government locations. so it's not like it's something that, you know, is crazy or strange. it's something that is based on common sense. some people take it overboard, but that's to each their own. >> the people in these shows, most of them do take it overboard. and isn't that sort of reenforcing the fear that all of us here inside of us? >> no, no, no. i'm going to tell you something, it is better to have and not need than to need and not have. so even if you tend to go a little bit to the extreme, when something happens, when something occurs, then you're going to be covered. it's the people around you that aren't. so at the end of the day, you know, it's better to err
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